A Norfolk Broads Scene
The Broads are Britain's finest nationally protected wetlands, covering an area of some 220 square miles, with over 140 miles of navigable tranquil waterways all interconnected. The area is also ideal for nature lovers with miles and miles of cycle ways and paths to be explored.
Coltishall in the Norfolk Broads, where once Norfolk Wherries loaded and unloaded their cargo.
Filby Broad part of the Broads National Park. Filby Broad is cut off from the main Broadland area, thus there is little water traffic.
Hickling lies within The Broads National Park in Norfolk and has the largest broad in East Anglia, covering over 370 acres of open water.
Hickling in the Norfolk Broads has two village inns one of which is located down by the waters edge.
Looking across to the village of Horning, which lies within the Norfolk Broads. Whatever the season taking to the water is always a pleasure.
The village of Horning within the Norfolk Broads has a number of regattas and boating events throughout the year including the Three Rivers Race, the Yare Navigation Race and Horning Week.
Horsey Windpump managed and maintained by the National Trust, open to the public during the months of May to September.
The small village of Horsey lies on the edge of the Norfolk Broads in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Just one of the mills at How Hill a nature reserve close to the Broadland village of Ludham.
Loddon in the Norfolk Broads, located on the River Chet in South Norfolk, an ideal location for touring both Suffolk and Norfolk. Loddon has an attractive marina where you can hire a river boat for a day.
Pottering about in boats is a very British pastime. The Broads offer many opportunities for walking with over 300km 190 miles of footpaths through attractive and diverse landscape.
Potter Heigham on the River Thurne one of the major boating centres for the Norfolk Broads.
Ranworth Broad is closed to boats as it is a Nature Reserve managed by the Norfolk Wildlife Trust with a floating visitor centre and boardwalk.
Rollesby Broad is not accessible by boat from the rest of the Norfolk Broads network.
Scene in the Norfolk Broads
Take to the water on the Norfolk Broads by hiring a boat or joining one of the many river cruises.
The 9 floors of Sutton windmill make it one of the tallest in the country. The mill dates from 1789, and last worked in 1940 when a lightning strike put it out of action.
Thurne in the Norfolk Broads, butts itself up to the river of the same name, a river which is the major artery off the broads.
The white painted windpump at Thurne is one of the most distinctive of the Broadland windpumps and much photographed.
West Somerton lies within the Norfolk Broads, a small village with access to the Broads and the sea.
Woodbastwick lies with the Broads National Park, close to the River Bure. The local inn is known for Woodfordes Ales and food.